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"It looks like this page has moved!" due to URL changes?

17,733 24,349 November 16, 2017 at 01:54 PM
Hello, I hope you're well.

Did some URLs on Slickdeals recently change? I visit Slickdeals mostly through urlhasbeenblocked short links, and virtually all of them are redirecting me to "File Not Found" pages with the following text:
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It looks like this page has moved! We are doing some house cleaning. If you are looking for a filtered filtered thread list, you may want to try this url

If that is the case, is it possible to do instant redirections so I can keep using the same short links? It'll be a hassle to have to memorize dozens of new short links, many of which I have been using for over half a decadee, because I can't edit the ones I'm already using. (I know this is a first-world problem, but it really will decrease my time on SD... haha.)


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Someone here today was having that same issue today while they were going through hot deal pages. When they switched browsers it seemed to help. It wasn't happening to me so we weren't sure if it was a problem for others or just them or what.

What browser are you using?
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Same here

They changed the URL from:
Code:
/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=9
to:
Code:
/forums/filtered/?f=9
Can we stop messing around with the design of the site with BF and CM around the corner. I don't want to waste my time relearning where each button's new position is at or what's broken. Not during BF please!!
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Having the same problem here. Using basic html on chrome mobile if it helps.
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Quote from Autumn
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What browser are you using?
The issue exists on all 8 browsers I tried, and I don't think it's a browser issue.

Try this short URL: http://urlhasbeenblocked/slickorder

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Like I said, they changed the URL, it's going to affect all bookmarks and short links. Nothing to do with browsers.

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Any extra filtering params would require url: /forums/filtered/
Whereas /forums/forumdisplay.php allows forumn numbers only.

That seems to be the new undocumented change. emphasis on undocumented.
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yeah, they messed with the format of the urls,

i only had hot deals sorted by thread started, so easy enuf to change on desktop and mobile

but that's the kind of thing they should announce in site announcements b/c so many people will bookmark their preferred view
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They changed the URL from:
Code:
/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=9
to:
Code:
/forums/filtered/?f=9
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Thank you.

I replaced forumdisplay.php with filtered/ in my links and that solved the issue.
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Having the same problem here. Using basic html on chrome mobile if it helps.
Same problem with basic html view. Hot deals beyond the first page don't go anywhere.
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Good catch, for basic html, the page2,3,4 links points to:
/forums/filtered/forumdisplay.php?f=9&page=2

It should be:
/forums/filtered/?f=9&page=2
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I get an error 404 internal server error. Page not found, gone missing... This happens in the Hot Deals, Deal Talk, Finance forum and the site issues forum. It doesn't matter if I sort by thread started or last thread I cannot go past page 1. I'm using Galaxy S8 plus and browsing in Chrome.
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Same problem with basic html view. Hot deals beyond the first page don't go anywhere.
If we update our links, replacing /forumdisplay.php/ with /filtered/ in a desktop browser, the change appears to work.

I tested on one mobile device using 'Basic HTML'. In Forums (specifically Hot Deals) making this same change does NOT resolve the issue. From the initial (Hot Deals) page 1, choosing 'greater than' or any page number redirects us to /forumdisplay.php/, resulting in 404, as Arkus mentions. This also occurs after loading the main slickdeals.net page, then selecting 'Hot Deals' in Basic HTML mode.

Please comment if you notice otherwise, but this was the result I obtained using a phone and Basic HTML.
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Same issue...
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Looks like somebody really screwed up pushing an update before leaving work. Time to bring out the ax.
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Same problem with basic html view. Hot deals beyond the first page don't go anywhere.

Likewise. Still happening right now
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